The salary statistics of purchasing managers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare purchasing manager salaries in different industries within the construction sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) purchasing managers is $184,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $113,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid purchasing managers is $67,330.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of purchasing managers in eleven industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for purchasing manager occupations is the nonresidential building construction industry with an annual salary $122,450. The lowest paying industry is the land subdivision industry (annual salary $87,090). For detailed purchasing manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
|Land Subdivision|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .